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is it normal to gain significant amount of weight after kidney surgery
A 35-year-old member asked:
23 years experience Vascular Surgery
No: It is not common to gain weight after kidney surgery. The most common reason would be from all the IV fluid received during the procedure and while in ... Read More
22 years experience Vascular Surgery
Depends: Without being clear on the type of kidney surgery this is nearly an impossible question to answer.
A 36-year-old female asked:
39 years experience Urology
Common scenario : There can be blood in the urine off and for several days to weeks after kidney procedures. Pain is sometimes caused by the stent itself irritating the ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
44 years experience Urology
Very common: It is more the rule than the exception, especially in the elderly, for patients to have some degree of short-term memory loss and gaps in their recall ... Read More
39 years experience Pain Management
Amnesia: While you may have been given a lot of Dilaudid you were probably also given other medications. All of them help sedate, relax and provide analgesia. ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
18 years experience Emergency Medicine
Kidney surgery: It means surgery on the kidney....Shocking.
A 25-year-old female asked:
41 years experience Internal Medicine
Be healthy: It is important to be as healthy as you can be before any major surgery. Usually the surgeon will do a number of imaging studies to get prepared and ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
36 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Answer Varies: If you are talking about placement of a percutaneous tube into your kidney, you can typically cover them and shower immediately. Some docs will allow ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
37 years experience General Surgery
Financing surgery: I believe it is illegal to buy a donor kidney and no reputable transplant surgeon would do this.
A 43-year-old female asked:
18 years experience LASIK Surgery
Preop kidney surgery: Discussion regarding surgery (risks, benefits, alternatives), consent forms and other paperwork, preop labs and/or imaging if needed, history and phys ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
42 years experience General Surgery
Depends: If only to treat the endometriosis, would try medical management first. If the endometriosis is not symptomatic then i would not recommend surgery. If ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
24 years experience Anesthesiology
Depends: Ask your surgeon.
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